QUETTA: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif promised the flood-devastated Baloch people that his administration would provide them with all the assistance and cooperation needed for their rescue and rehabilitation and that it would not abandon them during this trying time.
At least 10 people were killed, numerous others were injured, and dozens of homes and other pieces of infrastructure were destroyed in various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In Sindh, five bodies were found stuck in various gates of the Sukkur Barrage, bringing the official death toll over the last three days to 14.
In Balochistan, the death toll from flood and rain-related accidents was reported to be 11, including three Levies officials, on Saturday.
The Kabul River and its tributaries and streams are expected to flood severely over the course of the next 48 hours, according to an alert from the Provincial Disaster Management Authority in KP.
It claimed that homes and other infrastructure had been destroyed by the torrential rains in Khyber, Buner, Swat, and other regions of the province.
When speaking to the media on Saturday after touring the Jhal Magsi area of the Nasirabad division, Prime Minister Sharif said, “The federal government would give all assistance to the areas that incurred losses due to severe rains and flash floods, including Balochistan.”